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Posted on: September 12, 2018

SCREENAGERS: NAVIGATING THE DIGITAL AGE, Sept. 24th 6PM at the Cinema Delux Theater

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The White Plains Youth Bureau, the Coalition for Living Wellness, and National Amusements will be screening the nationally acclaimed documentary “SCREENAGERS: Navigating the Digital Age” on Monday, September 24th at 6:00 p.m. at the Cinema Delux Theater (City Center) in White Plains.  Tickets for the screening - $5.00 - covers the cost of brown bag dinners for 2 people. Tickets are available at: https://screenagerswhiteplains.eventbrite.com


SCREENAGERS, probes into the vulnerable corners of family life, to explore struggles over social media, video games, academics and internet addiction. Through poignant, and unexpectedly funny stories, along with surprising insights from authors, psychologists, and brain scientists, SCREENAGERS reveals how tech time impacts kids’ development and offers solutions on how adults can empower kids to best navigate the digital world and find balance.


The screening will be preceded by a presentation by renowned speaker Dr. David Greenfield, Founder and CEO of the Center for Internet and Technology Addiction. Dr. David Greenfield is also an Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the Univ. of Connecticut School of Medicine. He is the author of Virtual Addiction and numerous medical journal articles and book chapters; Dr. Greenfield has appeared on CNN, Good Morning America, The Today Show, Fox News, ESPN, NPR and HBO. His work has been featured in U.S. News and World Report, Newsweek, People, Time, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, & The Economist.

There will also be a panel presentation and Q&A with Dr. Joseph Ricca, Superintendent of the White Plains School District, Lesley Beneveniste, Physical Therapist, Joseph Kennedy, high school student.

For more information, contact Dr. Bhavana Pahwa, Deputy Director, White Plains Youth Bureau at 914-422-1378 or bpahwa@whiteplainsny.gov








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